Social Skills: Infant

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Am I Doing My Kids a Disservice by Not Having a Social Life?

I guess my question is am I setting an antisocial example for them? I have moved 3 times in the past 9 years, all different states. I can rarely make friends and my husband and I have never used a babysitter so we don't get alone time unless family is visiting. But now that my daughter is in school I feel a little awkward about not having a social circle. I had one friend in the last place we lived and our families got along great but we usually just got together for playdates. Now we are in another state and I am overwhelmed with...

Making Friends

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Making Friends at Preschool

Just wondering how you deal with the preschool socialization or drama it seems for some reason right now in my house. My son is 3.5 and is in a mixed aged program so the oldest child will be going to kindergarten next fall. My son would be one of but not the youngest. At the beginning of the year he was buddies with two boys and now when I ask about them he yells at me that X isn't his friend any more (but not the other boy. he is still friends with Y). Now he seems to be sticking with the girls in class. I don't mind that he's making...


Making New Friends

I am a single mom of three great kids. My daughter is 7 and my boys are 3 &...